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Capitol Chat - It’s budget season in California’s Capitol. Governor Brown staked out his position for negotiations earlier in the month and now the leading party in the senate and assembly is staking out its position. Capital Public Radio’s Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler explains what the governor and the Democrats are hoping to achieve and what each side might have to give up in the negotiations...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSu Sacramento
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Additional files for April 23 2014 show
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento Public Radio; CSU Sacramento
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Food Literacy Month / Producer Pete Berkow / Fringe - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - The California State Legislature has just one more week before the end of the session, which means some long days are ahead and a number of the bills could be moving in bundles. Capital Public Radio's Capital Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us from the Capitol Bureau with a look ahead at what remains for lawmakers this session. Plus, we'll get an update on the end of the prison hunger strike and hear about possible changes to CEQA...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; California State Legislature; Ben Adler, Capital Public Radio Capital Bureau Chief; update on the end of the prison hunger strike; possible changes to CEQA; Food Literacy Month; painful contradiction around food; kids, have almost no idea about healthy eating or about ways to sustain our food supply; California Food Literacy Center; Amber Stott, California Food Literacy Center founding executive director; Jamie Oliver Food Foundation; Pete Berkow, Producer; Emmy-winning producer and director; documentaries to concerts; Dave Brubeck; Cake; Tommy Emmanuel, guitarist; Bella Fleck, Banjo star; nationally-syndicated PBS series, Sierra Concert Stages; Antsy McClain, songwriter; Joe Craven, folk sideman; Fringe; Assembly Sacramento on K Street; comedy; sideshow performances; Sacramento and Bay Area entertainers; Keith Lowell Jensen, Sacramento comedian; Jay Siren, Burlesque performer; Sizzling Sirens Burlesque Experience
|Insight: McKinley Village Vote / Adelante High School Prom / Misner & Smith - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
The McKinley Vote: The Sacramento City Council green light the East Sacramento infill project McKinley Village Tuesday night. City Councilman Steve Hansen voted "yes" on the development and proposed that the city explore building a vehicle tunnel at Alhambra Boulevard to provide greater access to the project. Opponents to the development say the city should have made the tunnel a requirement. Hansen joins us to talk about his decision to let project move forward...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; The McKinley Vote; Sacramento City Council; East Sacramento infill project; McKinley Village; Steve Hansen, City Councilman; building a vehicle tunnel at Alhambra Boulevard; Phil Angelides; Steve Cohn, Councilman; Terry Kastanis represents the East Sacramento Preservation Neighborhood Association; Adelante High School Prom; Roseville; Misner & Smith; award-winning musical duo; Odd Fellows Hall on Thursday, May 1st; The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard; Sam Misner; Shotgun Players in Berkeley; Nick Ogarev (Russian poet/activist); The Coast of Utopia
|Insight: Microbes In Space / Jeremy Briggs / Kushman By The Bottle / The Living Room Sessions - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Microbes in Space - Microbes collected from the floor of SleepTrain Arena in Sacramento and the Cal Aggie stadium at UC Davis are headed to space later this week. The microbes are being sent to the International Space Station and their growth rates in microgravity will be monitored and compared to counterparts kept in a lab at UC Davis. We'll talk with two of the UC Davis researchers working on the project...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; microbes in space; NASA; International Space Station; microgravity microbes; UC Davis microbe research; Wendy Brown, Oakland Raiders cheerleader and Ph.D. student in biomedical engineering at UC Davis; David Coil, UC Davis microbiologist; sciencecheerleader.com; Jeremy Briggs, singer, The Voice, and Relic 45; Voice, The, Sacramento singer Jeremy Briggs; Kushman by the Bottle; Rick Kushman; winetasting book and glasses; Living Room Sessions, The; Old Ironsides; Erik Hanson; Damon Wyckoff; studio performance; live performance
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Oleander Girl"/ The Humor Times / Sound Advice - Classical - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - There are three single-subject tax proposals bouncing around the Capitol - on oil, soda and tobacco - and our Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler is in the bureau to give us a rundown in this week's Capitol Chat. We'll also hear the latest on Governor Brown's prison plan, which is due today. "Oleander Girl" - Author Chitra Divakaruni is returning to Sacramento with her latest novel, "Oleander Girl." Divakaruni was last on Insight in October 2012 to talk about her novel "One Amazing Thi...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; tax proposals; oil, soda and tobacco taxes; Ben Adler, Capitol Bureau Chief; Governor Brown's prison plan; Oleander Girl; Chitra Divakaruni, Author; One Amazing Thing, Sacramento State's One Book novel; Sacramento Public Library Foundation; The Humor Times; monthly political humor publication; Capitol Steps; James Israel; Sound Advice: Classical; Kent Teeters, Capital Public Radio's classical morning host; Christopher O'Riley, host of From the Top; NPR's favorite pianist
|Insight-130731b: STARS Graduation / McKinley Playground / Pet Tales / California State Library - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
STARS Graduation - Seven people will graduate tomorrow from a drug and alcohol intervention program in Sacramento County that works to keep families intact while members undergo treatment. We'll talk about this unique program which pairs a social worker with a recovery specialist to help guide the client through a complete process with Nikki Nelson, Supervisor of the STARS Program for Bridges, Inc., and John Smith, a 2012 graduate of the Early Intervention Family Drug Court...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; STARS Graduation; drug and alcohol intervention program in Sacramento County; keep families intact while members undergo treatment; Nikki Nelson, Supervisor of the STARS Program for Bridges, Inc; John Smith, a 2012 graduate of the Early Intervention Family Drug Court; McKinley Playground; McKinley Park playground was destroyed by fire; major effort from community members to rebuild; Councilmember Steve Cohn, the City of Sacramento Parks & Recreation and the Rebuild McKinley Steering Committee; celebration including local music and food; Jeff Harris of the Steering Committee; Jacob Pluckebaum; grand opening; Pet Tales; What should you do when you lose your pet; find someone else's lost pet; Gina Spadafori, pet expert; lost and found pets; California State Library; renovating the Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building; tour conducted by the California State Library Foundation's Gary Kurutz, the Executive Director and Curator of Special Collections
|Insight: News Network / Keeping the Promise / Eldering / What's Happening Sacramento - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network - It started with a tweet...or did it start with a story from a Yahoo sports writer? Either way, it doesn't really matter because Twitter, Facebook, every place imaginable on the Internet, texts and phone lines were blowing up with the news that the Sacramento Kings NBA team had been sold to a Seattle group. Well wait, not really though. It might have been a deal, but then it wasnt...how do you track news like this? Who should be your sources and which should you believe? In today's...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; News Network; David Bienick, KCRA TV news reporter; Bob Moffitt, Capital Public Radio reporter; Al Gibes, Capital Public Radio's director of digital content; Ryan Lillis, Sacramento Bee metro reporter; Sacramento Kings sale?; Keeping the Promise; California Disabled Veterans Business Alliance (CA DVB); Rich Dryden, CA DVB Alliance executive director; Christian Tolen, CA DVB Alliance chapter president; eldering; Spiritual Eldering-Harvesting Wisdom; Glenn Hammel, a geriatric neuropsychologist; Deni Deustch Marshall, licensed clinical social worker; well-aging; What's Happening, California?; What's Happening, Sacramento?; Oakland Museum of California exhibit
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Keywords: Mick Martin's Blues Party
|Insight: Inauguration / Kings Update / Livestrong Follow-Up / News Network / Mindflowers - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Local students who saw Obama's inauguration first-hand. The deal that's sending the Kings to Seattle. Will Lance Armstrong send you away from the sport you loved? The latest news from Davis. Mindflowers, bringing back 60s music with a modern twist.
Keywords: KXJZ; insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento
|Insight: Wage and Benefits Ordinance / News Network / Winters Earthquake Festival / Justin Farren - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Wage and Benefits Ordinance - The Sacramento City Council will vote today on what has been dubbed the "big-box" ordinance, which will determine whether Sacramento will keep the mandatory Economic Impact Analysis (EIA) for stores larger than 90,000 square feet that wish to open in the city. Planning Director for the City, David Kwong, will join us to explain why the Sacramento City Planning Commission has recommended the ordinance be revised and what it means for the local economy...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; wage and benefits ordinance; Economic Impact Analysis; Sacramento City Planning Commission; Eric Sunderland, community activist; David Kwong, Sacramento Planning Director; Sacramento City Council; News Network; Tim Daly, News 10 reporter; Winters Earthquake Festival; earthquake the leveled Winters remembered; Justin Farren, singer-songwriter; Another Bluebird Day; studio performance; live performance
|Insight: Prop 40 / Capitol Chat / Augusta Read Thomas / Thibault Cauvin - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Proposition 40 - Proposition 40 may be one of the least contentious measures on the November 6 ballot--its sponsors have withdrawn their support for the proposition. A "yes" vote would uphold the state's current redistricting plan, while a "no" vote means that districts wil be adjusted by officials supervised for the California Supreme Court. However, voters confused by Prop. 40 are likely to vote "no" when they actually support the measure--as voters often do when a list of ballot initiaves is ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; prop 40; California Proposition 40; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler; California election preview; Augusta Read Thomas, composer; Astral Canticle by Augusta Read Thomas; Festival of New American Music at Sacramento State University; Thibault Cauvin, guitarist; studio performance; live performance
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Cemetery Rose / CAVE Women / Sound Advice: Jazz - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - Democrats may have control of California's legislature, but is it safe to assume the party is as cohesive as we might think? Joining us for this weeks' Capitol Chat to discuss the evolving dynamics of the Golden State's government is Capital Public Radio's Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler. Curious about who will fill California's 7th congressional seat? Post-election, votes continue to be counted, and the winner is unknown...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler; Dan Morain, Sacramento Bee senior opinion editor; Cemetery Rose; Louise Mitchell, documentary producer, Cemetery Rose; Sacramento City Cemetery; CAVE Women, musical group; Sound Advice: Jazz; Devin Yamanaka
|Insight: Sacramento's District 4 Race / Proposition 36 / Presidential Race in Reno / Vegetarian Cooking for Carnivores - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Sacramento's District 4 Race - The city council race for Sacramento's newly redrawn District 4, which includes Land Park, Downtown, and South Natomas, is coming down to the wire. Steve Hansen beat opponent Joseph Yee by 75 votes out of more than 10,000 in a tight June primary election. Hansen has shown that he has strong support in the younger Midtown "Grid" while Yee is the favored candidate among older Land Park residents...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Sacramento city council District 4 race; Joseph Yee; Steve Hansen; prop 36; California proposition 36; three-strikes law alteration on ballot; Reno presidential politics; presidential race in Reno; Pauline Bartolone, Capital Public Radio's Healthcare Reporter; Vegetarian Cooking for Carnivores; Bonnie Antonini, chef, host of online cooking show Vegetarian Cooking for Carnivores
|Insight: VA Payouts for Wrongful Deaths / The Greeks Road On The Road To WWI / Sound Advice - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
VA Payouts for Wrongful Deaths - At Fort Hood Wednesday, President Barack Obama restated his commitment "to step up our efforts to reach our troops and veterans" who are suffering mentally and emotionally. The Department of Veterans Affairs will be at the vanguard for this effort, but a recent report by The Center for Investigative Reporting has found that the VA has wrongfully turned away veterans from mental health treatment...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; VA Payouts for Wrongful Deaths; Fort Hood; President Barack Obama; The Department of Veterans Affairs; The Center for Investigative Reporting; mental health treatment; veterans; $200 million in 978 separate wrongful death cases since 2001; Aaron Glantz; The Greeks Road; On The Road To World War I; 100-year anniversary of World War I; Hellenic Studies Program at Sacramento State University; Paris Peace Conference; Sound Advice; Jonathan Carabba, co-founder of Submerge Magazine
|Insight: Local Reps Views on Syria / Questions Congress Should Ask / Summer of Riesling / "Five Songs" Podcast - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Local Reps Views on Syria - This past Saturday, President Barack Obama addressed the nation from the Rose Garden and made a case for a systemic strike on Syria to send a message to Syrian leader Bashar Assad who is suspected of using chemical weapons against his own people last month. He called on Congress to convene and debate the issue and asked that both houses put it to a vote. On Tuesday, the administration received support from House Speaker John Boehner and they continue to meet with key ...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Local Reps Views on Syria; President Barack Obama addressed the nation; Syrian leader Bashar Assad; suspected of using chemical weapons; support from House Speaker John Boehner; support for military action; Rep. Tom McClintock, Rep. John Garamendi; Syria: Questions Congress Should Ask; vote on Syria; Keith Watenpaugh, Professor of Modern Islam and Director of the Human Rights Initiative at UC Davis; possible consequences of a military strike; Summer of Riesling; Chardonay; Sauvignon blanc; complex German-rooted white variety; Mathew Lewis, wine enthusiast; Pajo Bruich, Enotria Chef; Five Songs Podcast; Jack Gallagher, Nationally acclaimed comedian; Tommy Dunbar, musician; interview interesting people about five songs that meant something to them
|Insight: News Network / Search Dogs / "Grow, Cook, Savor" / "Miracle Shine" - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network - In this week's News Network, we'll catch up with Gus Thomson of the Auburn Journal about the recent earthquake and other things. We'll also talk with Jim Smith from the Daily Democrat about a poisoned well in Woodland. Search Dogs - A group of Californian-trained rescue workers are on-scene in Oklahoma City sifting through massive piles of brick and wood left in the wake of one of the nation's worst tornadoes...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; News Network; Gus Thomson, Auburn Journal; Jim Smith, Daily Democrat; Search Dog Foundation; Wilma Melville, former FEMA-Certified Canine Search Specialist; Wilma Melville, founder, Search Dog Foundation; Grow, Cook, Savor; Elaine Corn, Capital Public Radio Food Reporter; Maryellen Burns, director, We Are Where We Eat Project; Miracle Shine; Bob Stanley, Sacramento Poet Laureate, author of Miracle Shine book of poems; Pete Gealey, bass player; studio performance; live performance
|Insight: Molly Munger / California's Non-elected Power Players / American Voice Off / Todd Morgan - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Molly Munger - Wealthy education advocate Molly Munger is fiercely battling to pass Proposition 38 this November, which would generate about 10 billion dollars a year for schools. She argues that a rival tax initiative- Proposition 30 backed by California Governor Jerry Brown - doesn't go far enough to help schools. Munger sat down with Capital Public Radio's state government reporter Amy Quinton to talk about Proposition 38 and what it would mean if it passes...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Molly Munger; California Proposition 38; prop 38 tax initiative; Amy Quiinton; Capitol Weekly list of non-elected power players; American Voice Off Now!; Laguna Creek American Voice Off Now!; Todd Morgan benefit for Peter Oakes; studio performance; live performance
|Insight: Inauguration / Kings Update / Livestrong Follow-Up / News Network / Mindflowers - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Inauguration - On the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, President Barack Obama celebrated his second inauguration as President of the United States, with about a million Americans cheering, praying, and waving flags in Washington D.C. Quoting the Declaration of Independence, he spoke the words: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal." There to witness it all first-hand were nine "very excited" Sierra College students, who have been planning and fundraising for th...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Obama; Martin Luther King, Jr; Inauguration; Sierra College students; Kings deal; basketball; Seattle; NBA; Livestrong; Lance Armstrong; Tour de France; water supply; Parcel tax; Measure I; Jeff Hudson, Davis Enterprise reporter
|Insight: American Fire / The Difficulty of Removing a Mayor / Kushman by the Bottle / Ivan & Alyosha - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
American Fire Update - A spreading fire outside Foresthill is billowing smoke into the foothill sky and creating poor air quality in the Auburn area. Placer County air and health officials have issued an advisory for people in the foothills to avoid prolonged smoke exposure. Air Quality Specialist of Placer County Air Pollution Control District Ann Hobbs joins us to explain health problems the fire is creating...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; American Fire Update; spreading fire outside Foresthill; Auburn area; Placer County air and health officials have issued an advisory; Ann Hobbs, Air Quality Specialist of Placer County Air Pollution Control District; US Forest Service; updates on the fire; The Difficulty of Removing a Mayor; strong mayor form of government; San Diego; sexual harassment allegations; Bob Filner, San Diego Mayor; refusing to resign; do strong mayors have too much power; Scott Lewis, The Voice of San Diego CEO; Kushman by the Bottle; does expensive wine tastes better than cheaper wine; Rick Kushman, wine expert; cost of producing wine; value is more important than price; Ivan & Alyosha; Seattle band; coming back to Sacramento on Saturday; folk-pop group; released its first full-length album in February; All The Times We Had; earning national attention for their 2011 EP; this weekend at Bows & Arrows
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Prop 8 / Somewhere Between / Celtic Christmas Celebration - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - Leaders of the California's legislature welcomed new lawmakers to the Capitol this week. Capital Public Radio's Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler was at the ceremony and joins us to explain what these new legislators are planning to accomplish. Prop 8 - Same-sex couples in California hoping to get married are paying close attention to the United States Supreme Court this week. The High Court is set to decide whether or not to hear the case of Proposition 8, the California ballot init...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Capitol Chat, Ben Adler; Ben Adler, Capital Public Radio Bureau Chief; Prop 8; Prop 8, US Supreme Court decision; Somewhere Between, documentary; Linda Goldstein Knowlton, Somewhere Between director and producer; Celtic Christmas Celebration; John Weed, Molly's Revenge fiddle player
|Insight: California School Safety / Pet Tales / "A Sidekick Christmas" / Sound Advice - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
California School Safety - "Something must be done." This is the sentiment echoing across the country and powerfully reiterated in a recent article by Liza Long entitled "I am Adam Lanza's Mother." The recent school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary has many wondering about the changes that may take place in the tragedy's aftermath, one of the primary thoughts being school safety in California. California Senate President Pro-tem Darrell Steinberg joins us today for a discussion about state legi...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; school safety; Darrell Steinberg, California senate president; Pet Tales; Gina Spadafori, pet expert and author; pets; Sidekick Christmas, A; Andrew Ward, writer of A Sidekick Christmas; Barry Corbin, actor; Barry Corbin, narrator of A Sidekick Christmas; Sound Advice; Sound Advice, Classical; Sound Advice, Kent Teeters; Kent Teeters, Capital Public Radio classical host; holiday music
|Insight: Brown in China / The Ngiri Project / Hops to Table / Jazz Gitan Rerun - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Brown in China - California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China Monday for a week-long tour of the world's second largest economy. The governor will be seeking Chinese investment in the state and establishing a trade bridge that's been absent between the two countries for a decade. Brown will be joined by a delegation organized by the Bay Area Council that includes approximately 75 business, economic development, investment and policy leaders from throughout California...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Jerry Brown in China; California Governor Jerry Brown tours China; Bay Area Council; Ngiri Project, The; salmon in rice paddies; rice and salmon grow together; Jacob Katz, UC Davis researcher; Ted Sommers, Ecologist, California Department of Water Resources; Hops to Table; John Zervas, publisher, Hops to Table; Jazz Gitan; Bruce Maiman
|Insight: Kidnapped Nigerian Girls / News Network / Adult Day Programs / Catriona McPherson - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Kidnapped Nigerian Girls - Over the weekend, an extremist group called "Boko Haram" claimed responsibility for the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls. Citizens had taken to social media to reach out to the world for help in the rescue of these girls. Meanwhile, suicide bombings in the Nigerian capital killed dozens of people â all of this great concern for some northern Californians including our two guests: Dr...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento; Dr. Ernest Uwazie, Director of the African Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution at CSUS; Diamond Longjel; News Network; The Amgen Tour of California public radio; CSU Sacramento; Kidnapped Nigerian Girls; Boko Haram; kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls; Amgen Tour of California; 120 mile race; Gus Thomson of the Auburn Journal; Jim Smith of the Daily Democrat; cyclists; bike; Adult Day Programs; dementia; caregivers; Capital Public Radio's latest documentary Who Cares; Linda Masuda, who cares for her mother; Rick Rayburn, who cars for his wife; Catriona McPherson, Davis-based mystery novelist; new stand-alone mystery novel, The Day She Died.; Dandy Gilver; As She Left It; nominated for an award from Left Coast Crime, Monterey; ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year
|Insight-130315: Capitol Chat / Father Madigan / SXSW Wrap / Stepping Stone - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us for our weekly look at California's Capitol and what lawmakers are working on. This week, we'll talk about teacher layoffs, the Bay Delta Conservation Plan and Senator Darrell Steinberg's online college courses bill. Father Madigan - Father Dan Madigan of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Clarksburg, founded the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services and helped run the program for 30 years...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Ben Adler, Capitol Bureau Chief; teacher layoffs; Bay Delta Conservation Plan; Senator Darrell Steinberg's online college courses bill; Dan Madigan, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Clarksburg; Father Madigan; St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Clarksburg; Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services; Ireland; St. Patrick's Day Irish show; Mobile Mall; Mobile Food Locker; SXSW Wrap; Nick Brunner; Austin, Texas; South by Southwest; Blue Dog Jam; DLRN; TerrorEyes Showcase; James Cavern; Stepping Stone; James Wilson, Mandolin; Irish rock group Whiskey and Stitches; Killian's Irish Red Race Party at Raley Field; Harlow's
|Insight: Voter Turnout / California's Fruits and Nuts / Dressing Priscilla / Hawaiian Music - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Lower Voter Turnout Tuesdayâs elections in Stockton, Modesto and Vallejo were very poorly attended. Stockton was estimating turnout to be less than 30 percent going into election day. But does low voter turnout change election results? Does it matter if the election is a primary, special election, presidential election or vote on a tax measure? Who are these die-hard voters, and who are their fair-weather counterparts? Joining us for a conversation on the effects of low voter turnout is preside...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento
|Insight: Pension Reform / Capitol Chat / Violinist Ji in Yang - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Pension Reform? - A group of California mayors filed a statewide ballot initiative this week that could make it easier for state and local government agencies to alter workers' pension benefits. The Pension Reform Act of 2014 would amend the California Constitution to give government agencies clear authority to negotiate changes to existing employees' pension or retiree healthcare benefits. The changes wouldn't affect benefits an employee has already earned...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; pension reform; Bill Kampe, mayor, Pacific Grove; Steve Loza; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler; California finance; California prisons; Ji in Yang, violinist; Peter Jaffe, Auburn Symphony
|Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Drought and the Public Health / 50 Years of Hemingway Criticism / News Network: Beth In Sochi - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Political Junkie Goes West - The Political Junkie is turning his analytical gaze west. Ken Rudin, known to NPR listeners from his many years talking all things politics with Neal Conan on "Talk of the Nation," joins Insight for a signature segment that puts California politics in the context of the national scene. Rudin joins us from Washington D.C. in effort to put it all in perspective. Drought Effects on Health - It sounds almost beyond obvious to say a drought is not good for us...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Political Junkie Goes West; Ken Rudin; NPR; Talk of the Nation; Insight; California politics; Washington D.C; Drought Effects on Health; drought; Dr. Linda Rudolph, Center for Climate Change and Health at the Public Health Institute; News Network Sochi; Beth Ruyak, Insight host; Sochi, Russia; Winter Olympics; News Network; 50 Years Of Hemingway Criticism; Peter Hays, emeritus professor, UC Davis; has a new book out; Ernest Hemingway
|Insight: News Network: Walters / Crocker Returns Artifacts / She Has a Name / Life in 24 Frames - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network: Dan Walters - Just last week, Sacramento City Council voted to repeal a law that had lingered on the books for many years: Japanese Internment during World War II. Crocker Returns Artifacts - Now, the Crocker Art Museum is confirming that they had stored art and artifacts for Japanese families and artists during the war. Museum Registrar, John Caswell, will discuss the return of these artifacts to the families that were incarcerated during internment and the documents to support ea...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; News Network; Dan Walters; Sacramento City Council; Japanese Internment during World War II; Crocker Art Museum; stored art and artifacts for Japanese families and artists during the war; John Caswell, Museum Registrar; She Has a Name; Andrew Kooman, Playwright; brothel trafficking in Malaysia to Thailand; modern day human trafficking; FreeFall Stage in Folsom; American debut; Life in 24 Frames; indie band from Northern California; Sacramento's Concerts in the Park series; Caesar Chavez Park; release of their newest album, Bitter End; vinyl; studio performance
|Insight: Capitol Chat: Proposition 31 / Rural Voices / Voices of Light / Sound Advice: Jazz - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat: Proposition 31 - Proposition 31 was designed to make state government more transparent and efficient, but its opponents say it will do the opposite. The multi-faceted initiative includes provisions that would give local governments more freedom to spend state and federal money and it would grant California's governor authority to cut the state's budget in a fiscal emergency. It also establishes a two-year legislative budget cycle and requires lawmakers to balance revenues and expen...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; prop 31; California Proposition 31; Amy Quinton, Capital Public Radio's State Government Reporter; Steve Boilard, Director of Sacramento State University's Center for California Studies and former Analyst for the Legislative Analyst's Office; Rural Voices; Restore/Restory; Cache Creek Nature Preserve Restore/Restory project; Voices of Light at University of the Pacific; Voices of Light: The Passion of Joan of Arc; Joan of Arc multi-media presentation; Richard Einhorn, composer; Passion of Joan of Arc score by Richard Einhorn; Sound Advice: Jazz; Gary Vercelli
|Insight: Artificial Brain / Promising Drug Study / "The Real Ambassadors" / Sound Advice: Jazz - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Artificial Brain - If we don't really know how the brain works, how can we attempt to build one? And what would be its practical, industrial use? Today on Insight, Sacramento State Professor Scott Gordon talks about research being done on neural networks. He's presenting a STEM Lecture Series talk on the topic at 6 p.m. today. Promising Drug Study - Researchers from the UC Davis Mind Institute and Rush University Medical Center have just concluded a study on an investigational compound that migh...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; artificial brain; Scott Gordon, Prefessor, CSU Sacramento; STEM Lecture Series; promising drug study - Fragile X syndrome; Randi Hagerman, doctor, UC Davis Mind Institute; Real Ambassadors, The; Dave Brubeck 1962 jazz musical; Keith Hatscheck, music professor, University of the Pacific; Monterey Jazz Festival; Brubeck Institute at University of the Pacific recreates The Real Ambassadors; Sound Advice: Jazz; Steve Milne
|Insight-131230 Eppies Great Race / The American Way of Poverty / With Our Words / Bob Stanley / Chu-Fang Huang - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Insight's Best of 2013 - part 1 Eppie’s Great Race - Eppie Johnson, founder of the popular triathlon Eppie’s Great Race, died in September. Beth Ruyak spoke with Eppie the day before he celebrated the race’s 40th anniversary in June. We’re re-airing that interview as Insight looks back at some of the most memorable moments of 2013. The American Way of Poverty - Freelance journalist, author and part-time lecturer at UC Davis Sasha Abramsky released a book about poverty in America earlier ...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Eppie's Great Race; Eppie Johnson, founder, Eppie's Great Race; American Way of Poverty, The; Sasha Abramsky, author, The American Way of Poverty; With Our Words; University of the Pacific; Tama Brisbane, director, With Our Words slam poetry group; slam poetry; Genesis Barrow, spoken word artist; Bob Stanley, former Sacramento Poet Laureate; Pete Gealey, bass; Chu-Fang Huang, pianist; Peter Jaffe, conductor, Auburn Symphony
|Insight: Royal Baby / Florida Boycott? / Yosemite's Amenities / Del Jack / Sacramento's Last Record Store / State Fair Sounds - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Royal Baby - The whole world is watching as Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, prepares to deliver a child who could one day sit on the British throne. Middleton was admitted to the hospital in labor this morning and will most likely give birth today. We're joined by Susan Skinner, a Sacramento woman who worked with Princess Diana, to talk about the impact of the new royal baby. Florida Boycott? - The California Legislative Black Caucus and a state lawmaker are calling for a boycott of Florid...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; royal baby pending; Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge; Susan Skinner; Floriday boycott; California Legislative Black Caucus; California Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), calling for Florida boycott; Merced River plan; National Park Service; Yosemite changes; Del Jack, author of Two Bad Boys young adult series; Two Bad Boys; Sacramento's last record store; Marty DeAnda, record store owner; California State Fair; state fair audio postcard
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Kings' Move? / Human Trafficking / Coach Carter / Pomegranate - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - Gov. Jerry Brown released his budget for California's 2013-2014 fiscal year this week. Capital Public Radio's Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us with reaction to the budget's details and analysis. We'll also hear more about Gov. Brown's proposed prison plan. Kings' Move? - Will the Sacramento Kings move to Seattle? There's been a lot of talk and speculation that the Maloofs are in negotiations to sell a majority stake in the team to an investment group in Seattle, which would...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Ben Adler; Sacramento Kings Seattle move?; human trafficking; WEAVE crisis intervention service; Beth Hassett, executive director, WEAVE; Chad Salstrom, co-founder of Origin Coffee & Tea; Coach Carter; Ken Carter, high school basketball coach; Pomegranate
|Insighyt-130402 - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
News Network A judge overseeing the bankruptcy trial of Stockton is expected to rule on the case Monday, April 1. We'll discuss the case and the options for the city's future in our News Network with Tim Daly from News 10. Plus, we'll hear how a new homeless shelter in Grass Valley is raising questions in the community with The Union Reporter Christopher Rosacker. In the Courtroom Prof. Lawrence Levine has just returned from Washington D.C...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento
|Insight: CapChat/Brenda Hillman/Eppie's Kids/But Beautiful - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - The governor's race in California is heating up ahead of the June 3 primary. Republican candidates wanting to unseat California's current governor, Jerry Brown, are fighting to get on the ballot while progressive voters criticize Brown for not giving more money to social programs. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler covers the governor's race and joins us to talk about it. He'll also explain Jerry Brown's latest spending plan for 2014-2015...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; The governor's race in California; Jerry Brown; Ben Adler, Capitol Bureau Chief; Brenda Hillman; Brenda Hillman, Award-winning poet; Women's Wisdom Project; Parkway Theater on 47th Street; Eppie's Kids; Eppie's Great Race; Eppie Johnson; George Johnson; Lisa Mangels; Eppie's Kids Duathlon; Lara Downes; But Beautiful; Billie Holiday; Mondavi Center; Zuill Bailey, cellist; Some Other Time
|Insight-130124: 2013 State of the State / Democrat & Republican Impressions / From the Top / Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
2013 State of the State - The third State of the State address of Gov. Brown's third term comes as California has its first balanced budget in many years. Our special, live coverage will feature former state lawmakers Deborah Ortiz and Roger Niello and longtime political reporter Steve Swatt in-studio with Beth for commentary and analysis following the speech. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler and Capitol Reporter Amy Quinton will file reports including lawmaker reaction from the Assembly chambers,...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; State of the State; Gov. Brown; Jerry Brown; Governor Brown; Republican and Democrat response; From the Top; Robert Mondavi Center; Annie Wu; Alex Zhou; David Balsom; Blue Dog Jam; Nick Brunner
|Insight: Sequestration Impact on Counties / Silver Award / County Realignment / Spring Theater - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Sequestration Impact on Counties - Now that the sequester is in full effect, how has it impacted Sacramento County's Health and Human Services department? We'll talk with Dr. Sherri Heller, director of the department, about the cuts and what her department is facing. We'll also speak with David Morikowa, program director for Meals on Wheels, about the impact to the meal-delivery organization. Silver Award - Cadette Girl Scout troop 2153 in the Arden area of Sacramento is the process of completin...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Sacramento County Health and Human Services department; Sherri Heller, director, Sacramento County Health and Human Services department; David Morikowa, Meals on Wheels; Meals on Wheels; Girl Scouts; Realignment; Scott Jones, Sacramento County Sheriff; Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones; Sacramento Theater; Jeff Hudson; Marcus Crowder, Sacramento Bee
|Insight-130611: California's Budget / News Network / From Protest to Resistance / Art Deco Reimagined - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
California's Budget - The days of extra-late negotiations and missed deadlines for the State of California's annual budget seem to be a thing of the past. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us with the latest on the legislature's budget plans. Plus, California Sen. Ron Calderon held a noon press conference Monday to address allegations of wrongdoing after the FBI raided his office in Sacramento last week...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; California's Budget; Ben Adler, Capitol Bureau Chief; Ron Calderon, California Senator; FBI raided his office; News Network; Nick Miller, Co-Editor of the Sacramento News & Review; Bob Moffitt, Capital Public Radio Region Reporter; food, music and entertainment; plans for a new arena downtown; From Protest to Resistance; Margo Kaufman, Sacramento resident and UC Davis French professor; Lilli Segal, a Jewish French Resistance fighter; German memoir in 1986; Art Deco Reimagined; Sacramento Art Deco Society; Blue Line Arts; exhibit of contemporary art; Zigzag Art Deco; Streamline Modeme; Machine Age; German Bauhaus; paintings, prints, low-relief sculptures and photography; pottery, clothing, house wares and furniture; Coker Family Gallery
|Insight: Capitol Chat / Eminent Domain / March Madness Brackets / Sound Advice - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - Capital Public Radio's State Government Reporter Katie Orr explains why State Senator Leland Yee was arrested on public corruption charges Wednesday. Eminent Domain - Earlier this week, we talked about a judge's ruling that cleared much of the road for redevelopment of the downtown plaza and for construction of a new arena. That ruling involved the concept of eminent domain, which allows governments to take over private property for a public purpose, like eliminating slums or buil...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Katie Orr; eminent domain; John Sims, McGeorge law professor and co-founder of the Journal of National Security Law & Policy; March Madness brackets; college basketball brackets; NCAA bracket pools; basketball tournament; Bob Moffitt; Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam; Nick Brunner; Blue Dog Jam; Rick Kushman
|On Demand week of 14-02-22 - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
On Demand week of 14-02-22
Keywords: Acid Jazz; At The Opera
|Insight-130801: Economic Climate / Olive Oil Label / Karate Mountain / Sound Advice: Classical - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Economic Climate of the Region - A number of studies, forecasts and statistics released recently seem to indicate that the Sacramento region and Central Valley economies are improving at a modest but steady pace. What does that really mean? Jeffrey Michael, Director for the Business Forecasting Center at Stockton's University of the Pacific, joins us to discuss the trends. Olive Oil Labeling - Many people purchase olive oil for its health benefits, but not everyone knows how to properly read the...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Economic Climate of the Region; Sacramento region and Central Valley economies are improving at a modest but steady pace; Jeffrey Michael, Director for the Business Forecasting Center at Stockton's University of the Pacific; Olive Oil Labeling; health benefits; how to properly read the labels; Pure, refined, extra virgin; Elaine Corn, Food reporter; Orietta Gianjiorio, member of the UC Davis Olive Oil Taste Panel; Karate Mountain, instrumental post-indie neo-steampunk band; The Bravest Beetle; The World's Finest Apples; Sound Advice: Classical; Cale Wiggins, KXPR Classical Afternoon Host; Tchaikovsky; The Emmerson String Quartet; Francois Dompierre; Murizio Clementi; The Symphony Orchestra of Rome
|Insight: Voter Turnout / California's Fruits and Nuts / Dressing Priscilla / Hawaiian Music - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Lower Voter Turnout - Tuesday's elections in Stockton, Modesto and Vallejo were very poorly attended. Stockton was estimating turnout to be less than 30 percent going into election day. But does low voter turnout change election results? Does it matter if the election is a primary, special election, presidential election or vote on a tax measure? Who are these die-hard voters, and who are their fair-weather counterparts? Joining us for a conversation on the effects of low voter turnout is presid...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Lower Voter Turnout; Tuesday's elections in Stockton, Modesto and Vallejo; die-hard voters; primary, special election, presidential election; tax measure; effects of low voter turnout; Kim Alexander, president of the non-profit California Voter Foundation; Fruits, Flakes and Nuts; David Kulcyzk; Sacramento-based historian and author; third book of real, bizarre tales from the Golden State; California Fruits, Flakes and Nuts: True Tales of California Crazies, Crackpots and Creeps; Time Tested Books on Wednesday (Nov. 6); Grizzly Adams; William Frawley; Ed Wood; Dressing Priscilla; 500 costumes; Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical; wardrobe supervisor; won the production a Tony Award for best costume design in 2011; Gillian Austin, wardrobe supervisor; first national tour of the production; California Musical Theater's Broadway Series; Community Center Theater in Sacramento from November 5 to November 10; 20 jukebox favorites; It's Raining Men; Finally; I Will Survive
|Insight: Politics and the Drought / Sac Bee's Marcos Breton / Basketball Player Dylan Garrity / Artist Bryan Valenzuela - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Politics and the Drought - Water wars are nothing new in California politics. But now the fight has gone to Washington. The House of Representatives is set to vote on a republican backed bill -- H.R. 3964 -- known as the Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act, Wednesday. California republicans say the bill will help California through the drought by removing onerous federal regulations...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Capital public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Politics and the Drought; Water wars; California politics; House of Representatives is set to vote on a republican backed bill -- H.R. 3964; Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act; John Garamendi, Democratic Congressman, Tom McClintock, Republican Congressman; Marcos Breton; Sacramento Bee columnist; Dylan Garrity, Artist, Musician; awarded a grant from The Leff-Davis Fund for Visual Artists; $5,000 award is given to support serious aspiring professional artists; Exquisite Corps
|On Demand week of 11-02-13 - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
On Demand week of 11-02-13
Keywords: Acid Jazz; At The Opera
|Insight: Infill Zoning / U-Nite / New Performing Arts Alliance / Kushman by the Bottle - Capital Public Radio, Inc|
Infill Zoning - Sacramento is a city that seemed to be growing ever outward until the recession hit. Now city planners are starting to look within for answers to questions of future growth. Sacramento is in the midst of updating its zoning code to make developing homes and businesses in downtown faster and easier. We'll discuss the city's plans for infill and we'll explore how the entire region benefits from more development in Sacramento's' urban core...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Infill Zoning; zoning code; Christopher Cabaldon, Mayor of West Sacramento and Member of Sacramento Area Council of Governments' Board of Directors; David Kwong, planning director for Sacramento's new zoning codes; U-Nite; Crocker Art Museum; musical performances; Rika Nelson, Manager of Public Programs at The Crocker; Elaine Gale, Sac State professor and founder of U-Nite; Lorelei Bayne, Sac State dance coordinator and Vice Chair of the Department of Theater and Dance; Dominic Garcia, percussionist; Studio Performance; New Performing Arts Alliance; Sacramento's classical music institutions; Sacramento Opera and Philharmonic; opera and symphony community in Europe; Robert Tannenbaum; Sacramento Region Performing Arts Alliance; Kushman by the Bottle; Rick Kushman, Capital Public Radio's resident wine expert; Amador County and zinfandels; Barbera; Syrah; Viognier; El Dorado County's Passport weekends
|On Demand week of 14-03-22 - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
On Demand week of 14-03-22
Keywords: Acid Jazz; At The Opera
|on Demand week of 13-11-23 - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
on Demand week of 13-11-23
Keywords: Acid Jazz; At The Opera
|On Demand week of 09-28-13 - Capital Public Radio, inc.|
On Demand week of 09-28-13
Keywords: Acid Jazz; At The Opera
|Insight: Live from Stockton - It Takes a Village / Community Impact / Fathers and Famlies / With Our Words - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
It Takes a Village - The statistics don't lie. Kids that drop out of high school do much worse than those that finish. They make less money - forever - and have far fewer opportunities than people with an education. You can't always control the situation you were born into - your parents, where you live, where you have to go to school - but making it through high school is something that can determine success or failure for the rest of your future...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; It Takes a Village; Kids that drop out of high school do much worse than those that finish; The View From Here: Class Dismissed; teenagers; drop out; Long Theatre at the University of the Pacific in Stockton; role some teachers and administrators; Dr. Lynn Beck, Dean of Education at UOP; Deb Nichols, director of One Choice, an alternative charter school in San Joaquin; Community Impact; high-school dropout; huge impact on the community; lower tax base for schools and government programs; Campell Bullock, Executive Director of the San Joaquin Community Data Co-Op; Fathers and Families; With Our Words; lack of positive community activities; young people in Stockton; With Our Words; Tama Brisbane, Director of With Our Words; performance